Grace Deegan



Grace Deegan

Practice Address

Zest Therapeutic Services
1A Earlscourt Industrial Centre,
Beaumont Avenue,
Dublin 14.
D14 E0F4

Wheelchair accessible premises?


Mobile number





IAPTP Membership Status

Accredited member


Play Therapist, Psychotherapist

Client Category

Child, Teenager, Family

Private practice

I accept referrals for private practice

Specialist Qualification

Theraplay Level One (Theraplay Practitioner)

If PTSD, Sandtray or Specialist Assessment Tools qualified please indicate training

Marschak Interaction Method- Level one Theraplay
The MIM is a structured technique for observing and assessing the overall quality and nature of relationships between caregivers and children, informing treatment and determine how to help families strengthen their relationship.

Emotion Focused Skills For Parents – Clinician Training
Emotion Focused Skills Training for Parents is a simple and effective parent/caregiver support program. EFST supports caregivers by empowering them as active, primary agents in guiding loved ones (of any age – child, adolescent or adult) through the behavioural, emotional and relational challenges of everyday living and relating; as well as through the challenges loved ones face when struggling with a mental health or physical health issue.

Non-Violent Resistance
Parenting/caregiver programme developed to target aggressive, violent, controlling, and risk taking behaviour in young people.

Areas of special interest

Children, adolescent and Families, Theraplay practitioner, caregiver/child relationship, attachment, school transition, anxiety, phobias, bereavement and loss, behavioural difficulties, school refusal, parenting consultations, Non-Violent Resistance working with child/adolescent to parent violence, trauma informed practice.